Lot 173
  • 173

Jean Arp

Estimate
25,000 - 35,000 GBP
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Description

  • Jean Arp
  • TORSE-OISEAU
  • signed Arp, numbered 2/3 and stamped with the silversmith's mark
  • chased silver
  • height: 24.5cm., 9 5/8 in.

Provenance

Galerie Springer, Berlin
David E. Bright, Beverly Hills (acquired from the above in November 1964)
Achim Moeller Fine Art Ltd., New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1996

Literature

Jean Arp (exhibition catalogue), Chalette Gallery, New York, 1965, no. 16
Eduard Trier, Jean Arp Sculptures 1957-1966, Stuttgart, 1968, no. 302, illustration of another cast p. 83
Fran├žois Arp, Marguerite Arp-Hagenbach & Eduard Trier, Jean Arp Sculptures, His Last Ten Years, New York, 1968, no. 302, illustration of another cast p. 83
Ionel Jianou, Jean Arp, Paris, 1973, no. 302, illustration of another cast pl. 65

Condition

Polished silver. There is a tiny indent to the back of the top 'point' of the composition. Otherwise this work is in good original ondition.
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